Admission Requirements

Applying for Admission

For consideration, applicants must submit the following:

  1. A completed online application with supplemental materials (
    • Resume showing relevant experience
    • Essay explaining
      • Past experiences
      • Career goals
      • Geographic area of interest
    • $50 application fee
  2. Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from a regionally accredited institution of higher education (GPA of 3.00 or higher.)
    • Applicants with a GPA between 2.40 and 2.99 who demonstrate potential and whose coursework and/or experiences relate to International Studies can be considered for conditional admission

Official transcripts may be sent directly to the Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office:

By Mail:

Central Connecticut State University
Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office
1615 Stanley Street
Davidson Hall 116
New Britain, CT 06050

By Email:

Admissions Contact

Graduate Recruitment & Admissions

Academic Contact

Paul Petterson
Political Science
International Studies
Ebenezer D. Bassett Hall